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Smokeless Tobacco. It’s not as dangerous as smoking, right? Or is it?. Disclaimer:. The pictures you are about to see are graphic, but they show the true risks associated with using smokeless tobacco.

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Smokeless tobacco

Smokeless Tobacco

It’s not as dangerous as smoking, right? Or is it?


Disclaimer
Disclaimer:

  • The pictures you are about to see are graphic, but they show the true risks associated with using smokeless tobacco.


Figure 7. Squamous cell carcinoma of pyriform sinus with direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)


  • Oral cancer has been shown to occur direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)several times more frequently among snuff dippers than among nontobacco users, and the excess risk of cancers of the cheek and gum may reach nearly fifty-fold among long-term snuff users (Quit Tobacco.com).

  • Image of Tongue Cancer/Tumor


Stained teeth
Stained Teeth direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)


Loss of gums
Loss of Gums direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)

  • Recent studies of the effects of smokeless tobacco use on gingival and periodontal tissues have resulted in equivocal findings (QuitTobacco.com).


Meet rick bender
Meet Rick Bender direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)

  • http://www.tobaccofacts.org/tob_truth/spit.html#rick

  • http://www.nosnuff.com/bio.html


Penny anyone
Penny anyone? direct extension to skin in smokeless tobacco user (Medscape.com)

  • Have you ever placed a penny in your mouth? Disgusting isn’t it? Imagine that everything you ate for the rest of your life tasted like a mouthful of pennies.

  • Once cancer of the mouth, throat, tongue, or jaw occurs, many individuals lose the function of their taste buds causing everything to taste like pennies for the rest of their lives.


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